The reality of wireless devices

As of Thursday 1st January, a new European standard came into effect that limits the effectiveness of industrial wireless devices. Officially titled EN300328 V1.8.1, the European standard has introduced a ‘listen before talk’ (LBT) transmission process to wireless devices, much to the dismay of OEMs and end users. Although wireless device capability may be reduced, will the new standard significantly affect businesses that implement predictive maintenance? Continue reading